JITMM2018 Travel Awards – Information for Applicants


The Faculty of Tropical Medicine with support from Wellcome Trust, will provide Travel Awards to deserving researchers, to allow them to present their work at JITMM2018 and to meet and learn from other international researchers.


Who is eligible?

  • Early career researchers from:
  • low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), as defined by the World Bank
  • countries in the ASEAN Community
  • Previous JITMM travel award winners and invited speakers are not eligible


Selection Process

  • Awardees will be selected based on the quality and relevance of their submitted abstract
  • Only unpublished abstracts will be accepted
  • Selection will be conducted by the JITMM Scientific Committee


The Award

  • Waived registration for all 3 days of JITMM2018
  • Full or partial* reimbursement of flight costs (*according to number of applicants and availability of funds)


Application Process

  • Complete the application form https://goo.gl/forms/bSpvLEpxuM5aaIBx1 (you will be asked for your personal data and travel information, including estimated round-trip travel costs to and from the meeting site, and the airport where travel will originate)
  • Register online
  • Submit your abstract online



  • Application Deadline - 31 August 2018
  • Notice of Award – October 2018


Responsibilities of Awardees

  • Delivery of an oral or poster presentation based on the submitted abstract
  • Attendance of the full 3 days of JITMM2018
  • Submission of a brief (maximum 2 pages) conference report, outlining how attending JITMM2018 contributed to your professional and personal development. Submission deadline: 10 January 2019.



  • Flights must be economy class
  • Reimbursement requires original receipts
  • Reimbursements will be in Thai Baht
  • The award is for flights only; no reimbursements will be given for any other costs



  • You may require a visa to enter Thailand
  • The JITMM Secretariat will help you obtain a visa by providing a Letter of Invitation
  • If you are unable to obtain a visa, you will be ineligible for the Travel Award